About Us

We use the tools of synthetic and supramolecular chemistry to address fundamental challenges in the assembly and integration of nanostructured materials.

We are part of the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University.

For more information about undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral research positions in the group, please see the “Join Us” section of the website.

Recent News 

Dichtel Receives 2017 Baekeland Award – June 30, 2017

Perspective on COFs Featured on Cover of ACS Central Science – June 28, 2017

PFOA Polymer Article Receives Worldwide Attention – June 21, 2017


Dichtel Named as Finalist for the 2017 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists – May 31, 2017

Chao Sun Receives 2017 RIKEN Prize – May 29,2017

New Article on COFs Published in ACS Central ScienceMay 25 ,2017

John Colson Receives 2017 Henkel Award – April 10, 2017

C&EN Highlights Recent ACS Central Science Paper – January 23, 2017

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Austin, Nathan and Rebecca Join the Research Group – November 22, 2016

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Will Awarded the Arthur K. Doolittle Award – November 15, 2016